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"Shrek the Musical" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): Pleasure Guaranteed

"Shrek the Musical" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): Pleasure Guaranteed
Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents SHREK THE MUSICAL. The Dreamworks beloved animated classic is waving its “Freak Flag” on Navy Pier this summer.  The atypical ogre-gets-the-girl love story makes the perfect kid theatrical outing. Chicago Shakes has abbreviated and fine-tuned the familiar tale.  The big heaps of heart and comedy are concentrated into a tight family-friendly... Read more »

EXTENDED THRU April 14th "Sweet Charity" (Writers Theatre): Scrappy, Upbeat Charmer

EXTENDED THRU April 14th "Sweet Charity" (Writers Theatre):  Scrappy, Upbeat Charmer
Writers’ Theatre presents SWEET CHARITY.  For eight years, Charity has been a hostess at a dance hall.  She has had a string of user boyfriends.  Her latest one stole her savings and pushed her in the lake.  Despite the sour notes in her life, Charity keeps on dancing hoping the melody changes.  When a movie... Read more »

"The Wiz" (Theatre at the Center): Cooler Version of the Classic!

"The Wiz" (Theatre at the Center):  Cooler Version of the Classic!
Between the 1930‘s ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ and 1990‘s ‘Defying Gravity,’ Dorothy gets her groove on circa1970’s!  Theater at the Center presents 7-time Tony Award winner, THE WIZ.  Based on the story “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” this 1975 Broadway smash is the electric slide down the yellow brick road. It was so popular Motown... Read more »
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"Civil War Christmas" EXTENDED Thru Dec 26th: Auld Lang Syne Musical Present

Northlight Theatre presents CIVIL WAR CHRISTMASAt 9501 Skokie Boulevard, SkokieWritten by Paula VogelDirected by Henry GodinezMusial direction by Chuck LarkinTuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 7:30pmFridays and Saturdays at 8pm Sundays at 7pmWednesdays at 1pmSaturdays and Sundays at 2:30pmThru December  26thBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and thirty minutes includes a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh... Read more »